Careers

The MGI Bass Gordon Difference

At MGI Bass Gordon we realise that the modern working environment is fast paced, dynamic and constantly evolving. We also know from experience that big is not always best. Utilising cutting-edge technology and maintaining our unique approach to work methods, has enabled us to offer graduates satisfying careers and a rewarding work culture.


We believe in developing individual potential and offering unique opportunities for professional as well as personal growth and development. At MGI Bass Gordon, you will gain business understanding and build practical experience while being monitored and coached by partners and managers.


Join our high-performance team and align your goals and career aspirations with one of Cape Town’s oldest and most well-established professional organisations. This is your opportunity to be part of a dynamic, challenging and diverse team.

RECRUITMENT TEAM

CELEST DAMES

RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR

+27 (21) 405 8613 recruitment@bassgordon.co.za

With Celest’s background in recruiting, she plays a pivotal role in MGI Bass Gordon's talent acquisition. She coordinates the student placements, vacation programmes and represents MGI Bass Gordon at various university career fairs during the year. Contact Celest for more information on how to apply for a SAICA training contract, in office vacation programmes and financial assistance.

JUANÉ SCHREUDER

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

+27 (21) 405 8537 juane.schreuder@bassgordon.co.za

Juané facilitates most of the in-office training sessions and works closely with trainees who are studying towards their part-time CTA. She is also involved in technical support (audit methodology and accounting), quality control, recruitment and other SAICA trainee matters. Juané completed her SAICA training contract at KPMG where she was introduced to the training function. Since qualifying as a CA(SA), Jauné has been involved in training and consulting to the accounting profession through various initiatives before joining MGI Bass Gordon in 2014. Juané is also a Registered Auditor and SAICA Registered Assessor.

TRAINEESHIP

Your future as a Chartered Accountant (SA) starts here!

If you are planning a career as a Chartered Accountant (SA) please stop by our booth at your university’s career fair. We would love to talk to you about how starting your career at MGI Bass Gordon can help you achieve your goals.

We Offer:

SAICA Training contract ❯❯

Mentorship programme ❯❯

Study support ❯❯

Focused training ❯❯

Wide client industry exposure ❯❯

VACATION EMPLOYMENT

Still at school or university? Want to learn about what it’s like working at one of the leading audit, tax and advisory firms in Cape Town?

JOIN OUR:

THREE DAY IN-OFFICE AUDIT VACATION PROGRAMME

Experience a three day in-office programme designed for Chartered Accountant (SA) stream students, the main objective of which is to introduce you to a well-established medium sized audit firm.

Over the course of this programme you will have the opportunity to meet and network with fellow students as well as current trainees, managers and partners. This ensures that you make an informed decision when choosing where to complete your traineeship, hopefully, at MGI Bass Gordon.

Our vacation programme runs twice a year:

  • Summer (January)
  • Winter (July)

* Please attach your CV and academic transcripts.

ON AUDIT VACATION WORK

After attending our three day in-office vacation programme, students can apply for further audit vacation work at an actual client of ours. This is your opportunity to experience “a few days in the life of a Trainee Accountant” and gain hands-on experience, which will, no doubt, prepare you for your future in the Professional Services Industry.

* Please attach your CV and academic transcripts.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

MGI Bass Gordon offers financial assistance to students who are already studying towards their Chartered Accountant (SA) graduate qualifications. Students who are awarded financial assistance are required to complete their SAICA training contract with our firm.

For more information on what MGI Bass Gordon has to offer, or for a friendly chat about what it takes to become a Trainee Accountant at MGI Bass Gordon, feel free to contact our Recruitment Team on 021 405 8613 or recruitment@bassgordon.co.za

EXPERIENCED HIRES

If you want to join a leading audit, tax and advisory firm or are currently studying towards qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (SA), we would like to hear from you. Apply by sending your updated CV and academic transcripts to Recruitment Team at recruitment@bassgordon.co.za or call 021 405 8613.

Recognising that diversity is the key to excellence, we especially encourage members of designated groups to apply.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

SAICA Trainee Accountant
Audit Manager
Audit Supervisor
Audit Senior
Accountant (SAIPA)
Company Secretary
Tax Compliance Officer
In-House Commercial Attorney

TOOLS FOR YOU

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

SAICA Trainee Accountant
Audit Manager
Audit Supervisor
Audit Senior
Accountant (SAIPA)
Company Secretary
Tax Compliance Officer

WHY MGI BASS GORDON

We have 80 years’ experience behind us and we are still looking ahead. We employ professionals who have the confidence to think differently, who are self-motivated and display the necessary flexibility to think on their feet in a fast-changing environment.

Furthermore, we pride ourselves on being a client centric, dynamic team of professionals with a wealth of expertise and experience, offering a comprehensive range of services. We behave in a way that engenders trust, with a positive attitude constantly striving for service excellence.

Click to view the values of MGI Bass Gordon.